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Puzzle ID:#49389
Fun:*** (2.63)
Difficulty:*** (2.44)
Category:Series
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



The following eight words can be arranged in a certain order. The first and last words in the series have been placed. What is the order of the remaining six words?

goon, lace, mine, nor, quest, rage, sage, tan

nor, ____, ____, ____, ____, ____, ____, sage


Answer

nor, quest, rage, mine, lace, goon, tan, sage

The words, when prefixed by the corresponding notes in the music scale, form new words. The eight notes of the music scale span one octave.

do + nor = donor
re + quest = request
mi + rage = mirage
fa + mine = famine
so + lace = solace
la + goon = lagoon
ti + tan = titan
do + sage = dosage

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